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Wednesday May 24,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox1BoxDoyle AlexanderLew Krausse(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers5BoxChuck SeelbachKen SandersJoe Niekro
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals0BoxJim KaatDick DragoWayne Granger
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees4BoxRich HintonVince ColbertSparky Lyle
California Angels6Oakland Athletics5BoxDon RoseVida BlueSteve Barber
Chicago White Sox5Texas Rangers1BoxTom BradleyBill Gogolewski(none)
New York Mets1Chicago Cubs5BoxBurt HootonBuzz Capra(none)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds2BoxTom KelleyWayne SimpsonCecil Upshaw
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxSteve StoneClaude Osteen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Montreal Expos4BoxCarl MortonWoodie Fryman(none)
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres2BoxDon WilsonSteve Arlin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBob MillerDennis Higgins(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians291811.621--8972179-69-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1275473.425
259Detroit Tigers301713.5671.511783347-510-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1266957.548
3610Baltimore Orioles301614.5332.510491136-1010-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1246460.516
4815New York Yankees291316.4485.08791-44-119-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1266660.524
51121Boston Red Sox281018.3577.5101133-326-124-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1277552.591
61223Milwaukee Brewers27918.3338.05593-385-94-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1295673.434
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox312110.677--11799185-816-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1236657.537
224Oakland Athletics301911.6331.5118106127-612-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1257451.592
346Minnesota Twins291811.6212.0118734511-97-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1255966.472
4714Texas Rangers331518.4557.0100121-215-1010-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1213982.322
5919Kansas City Royals311219.3879.010393102-1110-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1236459.520
61020California Angels331221.36410.088142-544-128-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1226359.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets34259.735--1331092411-514-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1225864.475
235Pittsburgh Pirates322012.6254.0163122419-511-7W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1237647.618
3511Chicago Cubs321715.5317.0139101388-129-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1236855.553
4713Montreal Expos351619.4579.5108147-396-1310-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1215467.446
5816Philadelphia Phillies341519.44110.0107121-148-77-12L9T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1224478.361
61122St. Louis Cardinals351223.34313.5121160-395-137-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1216358.521
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros352312.657--1701284214-69-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1186157.517
248Los Angeles Dodgers362115.5832.5139914811-610-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1196455.538
3612Cincinnati Reds351817.5145.0147153-612-86-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1197742.647
4917Atlanta Braves341420.4128.5125168-439-125-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1205664.467
51018San Diego Padres371522.4059.0101126-256-59-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1164373.371
61224San Francisco Giants391326.33312.0150177-279-94-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1165660.483